The Virginmarys – ‘Divides’ [Album] 2016

The Virginmarys are among those bands that keep the music scene exciting and, above all, rock ‘n’ roll – alive. The Macclesfield trio know how to make music with attitude and, going by what feels right, The Virginmarys produce something truly extraordinary. The band’s sophomore record ‘Divides’ is definitely amongst the most stunning releases of 2016. … Continue reading

Take It As Gospel – ‘Sober’ [Single] 2016

Championing DIY ethics, Take It As Gospel mark their appearance on the stage with the debut single ‘Sober’. The song takes listeners on a roller-coaster ride over sharp chords, mighty bass lines and steep rise-and-fall music landscape following sharp turns at full speed. It’s bold and daring, with angelic turning devilish in a matter of … Continue reading

The Mirror Trap – ‘Simulations’ [Album] 2016

The third full-length from the Dundee wonder The Mirror Trap was, for me personally, one of the most anticipated records of 2016. Having heard some of the songs last July live in Moscow, I knew that those who love really good music were in for a real treat. And a real treat ‘Simulations’ is! Packed … Continue reading

Getting to know /// Some Kind Of Illness

So beautiful that you instantly fall in love and so heartbreaking that it hurts – that’s the music Some Kind Of Illness make. Their debut, self-titled album is full of ambient melodies, striking instrumentation and hypnotising vocals. In the time when so many bands try to be as loud and brash as possible, Some Kind Of … Continue reading

Getting to know /// Vladimir

Dundee-based Vladimir have the air of mystery around them. It shows in their exquisitely crafted dark, atmospheric tunes where inner powers rage and layers of diverse sonic elements weave their webs of music enchantment.  It’s no wonder Vladimir have been dubbed as one of the most exciting emerging bands in Scotland. Rock Britain offers you … Continue reading

Featured band /// The Rogue Network

Bands who refuse to be pigeonholed are the heroes of the contemporary underground. While aiming at being different, these musicians have to work extra hard to get themselves heard. However, the listeners who discover such gems are usually well rewarded with really good music and an utter listening pleasure. The Rogue Network are yet a … Continue reading

Featured song /// Wardance ‘Free Radicals’ (2015)

When you put out a debut single, you’d better make it a song to sweep your listeners off their feet, just like Wardance’s debut ‘Free Radicals’. London-based trio have already been making some serious waves on the capital’s live circuit winning themselves an army of followers and drawing attention from the likes of Billy Corgan. Now … Continue reading

Featured band /// Black Sonic Revolver

Black Sonic Revolver are a rare breed of bands. First and foremost, they make mint music. It’s passionate, heart-felt, sincere and has mind-blowing guitars that go straight into your heart. Once you hear their tunes, they’ll stay with you forever. Black Sonic Revolver’s debut self-titled album came out in December 2014. This record is an instant crush … Continue reading

Featured song /// Bring Me The Horizon ‘Throne’ 2015

As time goes by, people’s music tastes inevitably change. When someone told me somewhat five years ago that I’d be listening to classical music when I grew older, I laughed in their faces. And yet here I am in my late twenties, enjoying quite a lot of classical pieces and wincing with shame when people start … Continue reading

Featured album /// The Mirror Trap ‘Silent Men’ [EP] 2015

The Mirror Trap have this rare sound that sends shivers of excitement down your spine and makes you feel ecstatic to the point of being completely overwhelmed with emotions. Each of their releases is an ultimate music experience of its own that can’t fail to impress you. The Mirror Trap’s newest EP ‘Silent Men’ is a … Continue reading